1.7 Million Israelis Visited National Parks, Beaches Over Sukkot

The statistics are in: 1.5 million toured Israel over the weeklong holiday, and 200,000 visited beaches along the Kinneret alone.Tova Dvorin, 10/6/2015, 8:04 AM

Thousands Defiantly Attend Early Morning Service at Kotel

No fear: Despite Arab violence Israeli Jews flock to Western Wall to pray traditional morning service at dawn on the final day of Sukkot.Yoni Kempinski, 10/4/2015, 10:13 AM

Watch: Baby in Stroller Is Also a Target for Jerusalem Arabs

Another shocking video from Old City shows Muslims brutalizing a Jewish father – this time, the dad was pushing a baby stroller.Gil Ronen, 10/1/2015, 3:28 PM

Remembering a Terror Victim with an Ancient Celebration

Elhanan Attali renewed Beit HaShoeivah ceremony to original site at the Pool of Shiloach a few years before being killed in terror attack.Yoni Kempinski, 10/1/2015, 10:28 AM

The Deep Secrets of Sukkot

What is the real meaning behind the the Sukkah? What four species represent us?Rabbi Yosef Mizrachi, 10/1/2015, 2:16 AM

PA Media: Birkat Kohanim? Jewish 'Desecration of Al-Buraq Wall'

Forget the Temple Mount - Palestinian Press Agency says Western Wall is Muslim, Jewish Priestly Blessings 'desecrate' it.Ari Soffer, 9/30/2015, 10:42 PM

Thousands Flock to Kotel for Birkat Kohanim, Hakhel

Security forces have reinforced the Old City since dawn as thousands expected to attend special ceremonies.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/30/2015, 5:30 PM

Humiliated Father Describes Old City Assault

Haredi dad who was attacked by Arabs, Nazi-style, along with his crying children, describes being kicked, spat upon - and how no one helped.Gil Ronen, 9/30/2015, 2:22 PM

50,000 Flood Israel's Parks and Reserves During Sukkot

National Parks Authority wary of overcrowding after Israelis flock to make the most of their vacation time.Tova Dvorin, 9/30/2015, 1:54 PM

The Symbols of Sukkot and their Derech Eretz Lessons

When holding the four species of palm branch, citron, myrtles and willows, there is much more there than meets the eye.Rabbi Elan Adler, 9/30/2015, 5:02 AM

Jerusalem Public Transport Expanded Over Sukkot Holiday

Egged bus lines within the capital and between cities to run until 1:00 am; Light Rail shuts down after employee strike.Tova Dvorin, 9/29/2015, 11:01 AM

Watch: Muslim Firebombers Attack Police on Temple Mount

Islamists camped out at Al Aqsa Mosque overnight attack police with rocks and firebombs Monday morning, igniting a small fire.Ari Soffer, 9/28/2015, 8:39 PM

Pleasant Weather Greets Israel for Sukkot

After weeks of heat, Israel will finally get some much-needed relief as it celebrates the Sukkot holiday.Cynthia Blank, 9/27/2015, 11:15 AM

Secular and Religious Jews Renew Sukkot Pilgrimage

Head of group bringing Jews of all stripes together for Sukkot pilgrimage tells Arutz Sheva all about the march for unity.Benny Toker, 9/25/2015, 2:47 PM

Elderly Man Dies from Sukkah Electrocution

82-year-old electrocuted while building sukkah in Jerusalem dies hours later in hospital; 20-year-old electrocuted in Bnei Brak market.Chaim Lev, 9/24/2015, 9:20 PM

Jerusalem Man Electrocuted Building Sukkah

82-year-old critically wounded during preparations for upcoming Jewish holiday, medics on scene 'miraculously' save his life.Ari Yashar, 9/24/2015, 4:02 PM

Only One Week to go: Fried, Shwekey on One Stage

Tickets going fast for the Oct. 1 show at Jerusalem International Convention Center.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/24/2015, 4:01 PM

President Rivlin to Host 'Open Sukkah' for Israeli Public

President Reuven Rivlin decorated his Sukkah on Thursday, with the help of some friends - and invited everyone in Israel to come celebrate.Moshe Cohen, 9/24/2015, 2:48 PM

New Regulation Lets Jerusalemites Build Sukkahs Until 11 PM

Noise regulations in holy city will be changed to allow sukkah construction on the evening after Yom Kippur.Haim Lev, 9/10/2015, 6:23 PM

Israeli 4 Species Farmers Threatened by Shmitta Ignorance

Ignorance of laws of sabbatical year means many Jews falsely believe they can't buy from Jewish farmers; damage could be irreversible.Arutz Sheva Staff, 8/18/2015, 1:15 PM

Montreal Suburb Limits Jewish Sukkot Observance

With severe limits on holiday, Outremont borough becoming 'most restrictive municipality in the world' according to hassidic councillor.Dalit Halevy, Ari Yashar, 12/4/2014, 5:26 PM

Car Crashes into Sukkah Wounding Father and Infant Sons

On last day of Sukkot, parked car rolls downhill in Jerusalem, with the wounded including a one-year-old boy.Ari Yashar, 10/15/2014, 2:56 PM

Watch: Thousands Pray at Kotel on Last Day of Sukkot

Arutz Sheva was on the scene for vatikin prayers at dawn for Hoshana Raba, the seventh day of the 'Feast of Tabernacles.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/15/2014, 11:22 AM

Thousands Gather for Sukkot in Hevron

Masses flock to Cave of the Patriarchs for major holiday - and are undeterred by first rains of the season.Yishai Karov, Tova Dvorin, 10/14/2014, 10:40 AM

Gantz: Together, We Are Unstoppable

IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz on Monday hosted representatives of all of the IDF's military wings and divisions.Yaakov Levi, 10/13/2014, 7:58 PM

President Goes Green in Open Sukkah

President Rivlin promotes awareness of the importance of environmental conservation, including recycling.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2014, 2:56 PM

Watch: Thousands Celebrate Sukkot in Hevron

Arutz Sheva caught all the action as thousands of Jews listened to music and danced in front of the Cave of Machpelah.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2014, 10:53 AM

Watch: Thousands Party at Religious Zionist Flagship Yeshiva

Leading figures in religious Zionism attend annual Sukkot celebration harkening back to Temple times.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/13/2014, 9:04 AM

Minister Declares Goal: 30-Plus MKs for Likud

Likud's Yisrael Katz says Likud needs to make sure most of the ministers in next government are from its ranks.Hezki Baruch, Gil Ronen, 10/12/2014, 10:16 PM

Photo Essay: Musical Hallel at Givat Oz Ve'Gaon Outpost

Songs of praise led with musical instruments at special community erected in memory of murdered Israeli teens.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2014, 12:29 PM

MK Feiglin: 'Hamas and ISIS Control the Temple Mount'

"Hamas and ISIS control the Temple Mount; police not arresting terrorists in the heart of the capital," said MK Moshe Feiglin.Hezki Baruch, Cynthia Blank, 10/12/2014, 11:00 AM

Thousands Gather at Western Wall for Birkat Kohanim

Traditional ceremony whereby the Cohen-priests bless the masses draws huge crowds every year.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/12/2014, 9:46 AM

Sukkot Pilgrimage To Hershey Park

Every year on Chol HaMoed (intermediate day) Sukkot, thousands of Jews gather at Hershey Park for a day of kosher festivities.Cynthia Blank, 10/12/2014, 8:04 AM

First Day of Sukkot Celebrated

Jews began marking the seven day holiday in which they eat and sleep inside temporary structures called sukkot.Arutz Sheva, 10/9/2014, 7:28 PM

"Rejoice...Be Wholly Happy", Says the Bible on Sukkot - Tonight

Jews world over have built their sukkot, chosen their "4 species", and are ready to fulfill the Bible's command to rejoice on this festival.Arutz Sheva Staff, 10/8/2014, 5:30 PM

Thoughts on Sukkot

Sukkot is a time for Jewish unity and, in the future, for all nations of the world to come to Zion.Rabbi Eliezer Melamed, 10/8/2014, 3:32 PM

Photo Essay: Israel Prepares for Holiday of Sukkot

National unity, Torah values celebrated in high point of Israel's holiday season, as the country readies itself for seven days of joy.Tova Dvorin, 10/8/2014, 1:12 PM

Chabad's Mitzvah-Cycles Bring Sukkot to Jews Worldwide

From New York to Denmark and England, Chabad's pedi-cabs are bringing the holidays to Jews - and bringing Jews to the holidays.Karen Schwartz, 10/8/2014, 12:05 PM

Sukkah Building Tragedy: Man Falls and Dies in Modi'in Illit

A man in his 30s fell from his balcony in Modi'in Illit. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition and died of his injuries.Nir Har Zahav, Cynthia Blank, 10/7/2014, 12:06 AM

Pest Attacking Sukkah Palm Branch Covers, Ministry Warns

The Agricultural Ministry on Monday warned Israelis to beware: the red palm weevil has infected many of Israel's palm trees.Yaakov Levi, 10/6/2014, 4:01 PM

'When The Sukkahs Come Falling'

Hassidic folk-rock band Rogers Park release their debut music video "Sukkah's Falling", a parody of the The Beatles "I've Just Seen A Face."Cynthia Blank, 10/2/2014, 10:35 AM

Rabbi Forbids Dieting Over Festive Period

Jewish weight-watchers beware...!Ari Soffer, 9/15/2014, 4:10 PM

Christians from HaYovel Assist Harvest Effort in Samaria

A recent Sukkot event at Har Bracha in the Shomron saw dozens of Christian volunteers join families for their annual harvest.Kochava Rozenbaum , 9/27/2013, 10:38 AM

Watch: Simchat Beit Hasho'eva Celebrations Across Israel

As the festival of Sukkot draws to a close, footage from joyous celebrations throughout the country.Arutz Sheva, 9/25/2013, 9:01 AM

Jerusalem Sukkot Street Fair Brings Music, Food and Culture

Photo essay & podcast: An organic eco sukkah, a blind-folded chess master, and new olim from around the world celebrate Sukkot.Ben Bresky, 9/24/2013, 9:23 PM

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Repeat Performance: Jews Banned from the Temple Mount

Activists say police have failed in their duty to secure Jewish visits, call for shared prayer arrangements to prevent discrimination.Ari Soffer, 9/24/2013, 9:32 AM

Celebrating Sukkot with Joy at Merkaz Harav Yeshiva

Thousands join in lively "simchat beit hasho'eva" celebrations at Jerusalem's Merkaz Harav yeshiva.Yoni Kempinski and Ari Soffer, 9/23/2013, 8:52 PM

Hevron: We Will Continue to Celebrate Despite Terror

Members of the Jewish community in Hevron: Despite the terrorism, we must continue to celebrate Sukkot by the thousands.Elad Benari, 9/23/2013, 4:44 AM

5,000 Christians Set to Arrive in Jerusalem

The International Christian Embassy in Jerusalem is preparing to welcome 5,000 pilgrims for its annual Feast of Tabernacles.Adam Ross, 9/18/2013, 3:27 PM

Tax Authority Takes Aim at 4 Species Sellers

Israel's tax authority has set it's targets on sellers of the four species sold for the sukkot festival who don't declare their earnings.Adam Ross, 9/17/2013, 7:29 PM

Yitzhar Event To Support Albert Family

Yitzhar will host an event during Sukkot to support Boaz Albert's family after a court order forced his expulsion from Judea and Samaria.Kochava Rozenbaum, 9/17/2013, 2:16 PM

Haifa Sukkah Project: Break the Paper Chain Record

Youth groups from Haifa plan to produce the world's longest paper chain, to qualify for the Guinness Book of World Records.David Lev, 9/15/2013, 10:36 PM

Reviving an Ancient Tradition in Judaism's Holiest Place

Temple Institute's Rabbi Chaim Richman explains his group's latest initiative to revive the Temple Mount pilgrimage.Ari Soffer, 9/12/2013, 2:02 PM

Video: Chief Rabbis' Blessings for Arutz Sheva Readers

In an Arutz Sheva exclusive, the Chief Rabbi of Israel and the Chief Rabbi of Rehovot express their hopes and blessings for the coming year.Annie Lubin & Yoni Kempinski, 10/11/2012, 5:32 AM

Video: Thousands Pray at Dawn at Western Wall

Thousands of Jews prayed Sunday at sunrise on “Hoshana Raba”, the last day of the seven-day Sukkot holiday and the eve of Simchat Torah. Yoni Kempinski and Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu, 10/7/2012, 11:00 AM